BLUES WORLD presents:

eRIC's Blues Dates: April 1


Born on this Day
NameDescriptionYearPlace
BARRETT, EMMA "SWEET"p 1897 NEW ORLEANS, LA
BOGAN, LUCILLE [LUCILLE ANDERSON]v 1897 AMORY, MS
BROOKS, DANNYof THE DOVELLS 1942 PHILADELPHIA, PA
CARNEY, HARRYbsax/ELLINGTON 1910 BOSTON, MA
HUNTER, ALBERTAv/COLUMBIA REC 1895 MEMPHIS, TN
ISLEY, RUDOLPHv/THE ISLEY BROS 1939 CINCINNATI, OH
JORDAN, DUKEp 1922 BROOKLYN, NY
KING, EDDIEof THE FLARES 1938 NEW YORK CITY, NY
MILBURN, AMOSp/ALADDIN REC 1927 HOUSTON, TX
OVERSTREET, LOUIS REV.g/ARHOOLIE REC 1921 LAKELAND, LA
SCOTT-HERON, GILv 1949 CHICAGO, IL

Died on this Day

NameDescriptionYearPlaceAge
GAYE, MARVINv/songw/MOTOWN 1984 LOS ANGELES, CA 45
JOHNSON, LEMtsax/LOUIS JORDAN/TOLBERT 1989 NY 79
JOPLIN, SCOTTp/ragtime 1917 NEW YORK CITY, NY 48
KERSEY, KENNYp/boogie woogie 1983 NEW YORK CITY, NY 67
MILLER, EDDIEtsax 1991 VAN NUYS, CA 79
PETTIS, COLEMAN JR.g/MAGIC SLIM 1988 CHICAGO, IL --
PORTER, JAKEtpt/owner:COMBO REC 1993 DESERTHOTSPRINGS,CA 76
SAWYER, BILL REV.gospel/TYSCOTT REC 1990 CHICAGO, IL 54
WEBSTER, FREDDIEtpt/SAVOY REC 1947 CHICAGO, IL 30
WILSON, PHILLIPd/BUTTERFIELD/STAX 1992 NEW YORK CITY, NY 50
WRIGHT, HAROLD "SONNY"lead/DIAMONDS 1996 NY --